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Tag Archives: basil


Salads needn’t be boring.  My Dad always referred to salad as rabbit food. That was several decades ago when “salad’ conjured visions of shredded iceberg lettuce, sliced tomato and cucumber, … Continue reading

March 14, 2019 · 15 Comments

Sicilian Tomato Pesto Trapanese

We have a fabulous multicultural TV channel in Australia, SBS. Late one night about ten years ago we lucked upon a sub titled Sicilian TV detective series, Inspector Montalbano. Our … Continue reading

November 26, 2013 · 32 Comments

Barramundi Baked in Paper Parcels

This blog is based on passing recipes from one generation to the next. You’d expect that it would be me, the Nana, teaching the young grand daughters kitchen basics, but … Continue reading

September 26, 2013 · 7 Comments

Summertime Heirloom Tomato Salad

“Real” tomatoes are a joy to behold. I’m not talking about those genetically modified travellers that look a million dollars. Sure they may bounce when dropped but they are about … Continue reading

March 8, 2013 · 10 Comments

Basil Pesto

In my home town, the word “pesto” has been adopted by the food industry as the catchphrase that describes a chunky textured dip that is made from herbs or vegetables … Continue reading

March 5, 2013 · 16 Comments